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  1. Dan
    Dan at |

    I wonder at what point does the pilot tell the Chinese he is going around the storm and to send fighters up to escort him if they want. If this plane needs to be scrapped (even acknowledging it is an old 747-400) I can’t imagine the plane wasn’t in at least somewhat serious danger flying through the storm.

    1. Kris
      Kris at |

      The pilots are on the plane too, I’m sure if they felt seriously in danger they would do whatever they had to do within reason. And it isn’t like it was North Korea where the ground may be more dangerous, it was China, a nation which the U.S. has at least okay relations with.

  2. Joey
    Joey at |

    Funny title! I’d say the Delta jumbojet attacked the hail given the hail has no control where it would go! 😉

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